General Information about Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry

by Matt Slick

Who/What is CARM?--CARM is a nonprofit organization that is run by several people. 

What is the mission of CARM? The Mission of CARM is to defend and promote the Christian faith in all areas of life.

Why this site?--The purpose of the site is to equip Christians with the truth, to expose the error of false religious systems, evolution, atheism, secularism, etc., and also to teach apologetics, help Christians defend the faith, and glorify the Lord Jesus.

When did CARM begin?--October 25 of 1995.

Who started CARM?--Matt Slick

Who comes to CARM?--People from everywhere. CARM has had inquiries from every continent, island groups (large and small) from all over the world. In 2012 CARM was accessed from over 225 countries by 7.5 Million people. 

Has the CARM website brought anyone out of a cult?--Praise God, YES! We've been told that CARM has helped people leave cults as well as prevent many from joining. The CARM material has been used to structure Bible studies, Sunday School Classes, emails, tracts, etc.  All for the Lord Jesus' glory.

CARM Radio--CARM also has a radio show that can be checked out at  The radio show is podcasted (itunes subscription, too . . . just search for CARM Radio) and is downloaded more than 40,000 a month.

Email--CARM gets about 50 emails a day--not counting spam.

Page Views--A page view is when someone looks at a page. So far, CARM averages about 55,000 page views a day with about 1.6 million page views monthly. 

Attacks and hacks--Matt Slick, CARM's President, has received several death threats, threats against his family, as well as promises to destroy CARM.  Also, various "discontented" individuals and/or groups have tried to hack into CARM, disrupt the discussion forums and CARM has received a ton of spam email designed to overload the email system. 

CARM is still standing, praise God.

To God be the glory.

Please consider partnering with us in prayer, by giving your time/talents or financially.


If you have any questions, please feel free to email CARM.


About The Author

Matt Slick is the President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry.